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The Golden Gate Villa, by Susan Dormanen
From any portion of the city can be seen a magnificent villa whose turrets and towers soar above their surroundings. [Read more]

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Hotel de Redwood, the first hotel in the Summit area of the Santa Cruz Mountains, was built in 1859, at the time that the San Jose-Soquel Road was being built. The hotel was about twelve miles from Soquel above the later site of Redwood Lodge Road and four miles ..." [More]

Excerpted from Resorts in the Summit Road Area, 1850-1906 by Stephen Michael Payne